Tag Archives: Comedy Movies

Stuber (2019) Review

NANJIANI AND BAUTISTA SHINE IN A MOVIE THAT NEVER REACHES ITS POTENTIAL   Buddy cop movies have been around for quite some time. More often than not, the formula of these cinematic endeavors is relatively the same with some minor tweaks made to the story being told. While the narrative might be predictable (to a certain degree), the acting talents

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Long Shot (2019) Review

AN AMUSING POLITICAL SATIRE ROM-COM   In the plethora of cinematic subgenres of theatrical motion pictures, the usage of romantic comedies (i.e. rom-coms) has always been a primary / fundamental “cog in the machine” for the industry driving machine of Hollywood. While the passing of decades and era of feature films has changed with the current culture of the nation,

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Night School (2018) Review

A COMEDY WITH AN OKAY-ISH PASSING GRADE   Over the years, Kevin Hart has proven to be a “bankable” star in this current age of Hollywood. This comedian-turned-actor started out in the comedy club circuit (winning amateur comedic competitions landing some small roles in several projects, including Judd Apatow’s short-lived TV series Undeclared as well as several films like 2002’s

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Overboard (2018) Review

AN UNWANTED REMAKE FROM HOLLYWOOD   Back in 1987, the same here when movies such as Wall Street, Good Morning, Vietnam, Dirty Dancing, Full Metal Jacket, and the Princess Bride theatrically debuted, an 80s comedy film titled Overboard was released. Directed by Garry Marshall, the movie, which starred actor Kurt Russell and actress Goldie Hawn, follows the story of a

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Super Troopers 2 (2018) Review

THE MUSTACHES RIDE AGAIN   Back in 2001, the comedian group of guys who went by the stage name of “Broken Lizard” released their sophomore feature length film Super Troopers. The movie, which was directed by Broken Lizard member Jay Chandrasekhar and written by group, followed the misadventures of five highway patrol troopers who, through crazy angst and comedic gags,

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Blockers (2018) Review

SOMETHING OLD, SOMETHING NEW   Speaking in general terms, it’s a commonplace theme / mantra (almost a “rite of passage” to some) for teenagers to (or to simply attempt) in losing their virginity sometime before their high school years come to an end. Whether good or bad (depending on the circumstances of things in reality), its usually during this point

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Game Night (2018) Review

A MEDIOCRE / DECENT ACTION- COMEDY   The year of 2017 saw a lot of comedy films being released within its 12-month span. From January to December, comedic feature films were released during their 2017 theatrical run. Some found success like mainstream hits Girls Trip and Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle, some were big contender for the award season like

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